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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. we can't afford four more years. i"i'm not in favor of a a$5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan." mitchell: "the nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? . >>> they're back. the pesky stink bugs. the government said that they have returned in a big quay. many more than last year. you don't have to tell that to the people near linden, virginia. that is where beth parker has paid a visit today. >> stink bug heaven. >> reporter: you can s.w.a.t. them or sweep them. you can't get away. >> there's millions of them. it's the worst thing i have seen in my life. >> reporter: not what he had in mind when he retired and moved to
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Oct 7, 2012 11:15pm EDT
-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> welcome back. no team has been living more dangerously than the eagles. turned it over more than any team in the nfl. came in today with a 3-1 record. all wins by a combined 4 points. roethlisberger, drops and throws laterally. takes it into the end zone for the 15-yard score. steelers take a 7-0 lead. 4#th quarter, steelers up 14-7. vick hits selleck in the end zone for the easy 2-yard touchdown. eagles up 14-13. steelers with a chance to win. 34 out, it's good, steelers win 16-14 the final. >>> giants hosting the cleveland browns. first quarter, giants down 7-0. weeden finds gordon wide open. 62yards score. browns up 14-0. 3rd quarter, giants up 34-7. eli manning to cruz. corner of the end zone, it's a strike. cruz's third touchdown of the game. giants win. >>> cousins steps in for an injured rob griffin. a look at his performance when we're back after this. ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beginning. ♪ ♪
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> making headlines this morning, teachers in chicago have finally voted to approve a new contract. it's three-year agreement that includes pay increases and a new evaluation system. the contracts must now be approved bit chicago board of education. you will recall teachers walked off the job last month canceling class for 350,000 students for seven days. they finally agreed to suspend the strike pending the outcome of the official contract vote. >>> a former prince george's county fire department official who pleaded guilty to extortion, conspiracy and tax evasion has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison. prosecutors say carl grandow bribed public officials in exchange for a development near a metro station that he had financial interest in. >>> maryland governor martin o'malley is peeking out against penn national gaming. he says the casino is running false ads against question seven on the november ballot. >> penn, the gaming company that is funding all of these ads tryin
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
more years of the obama administration and its policies. president obama's message will be that the country is far better off than it would have been without his policies and he needs four more years in order to be able to finish the job. now, in denver, colorado, final preparations are under way for that first presidential election debate in colorado. the showdown in denver between the president and governor mitt romney will take place at the university of denver. now, unlike debates in the past, this one will be a little bit different. it will be a 90-minute debate broken up into six 15-minute discussions as organizers call it. they believe that will help views are got a good understanding of the candidates' views on key issues. there are few undecided voters right now but a strong debate performance can change the direction or pause the moment up of a presidential contest. an old speech of president obama's is now making new rounds on cable network and also on the internet. here is some of what obama had to say. >> look at what happened in new orleans aened along the gulf coast w
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Oct 6, 2012 11:45pm EDT
jobs and the e commune, he doesn't have anything to add to what he's doing the last four years. >> reporter: in the white house weekly address, president obama touted the count -- the country's unemployment rate in september. >> and on friday, we learned the unemployment rate is at the lowest level since i took office. more americans are entering the workforce, more americans are getting jobs. >> reporter: president obama in cleveland trapped governor romney's tax plan. >> mr. romney wants another $5 trillion in tax cuts that he can't pay for. we're not going let that happen. >> no. >> reporter: the president has no public events today and is off celebrating 20 years of marriage with the first lady. the campaign announced a huge fund raising hall for september totaling $181 million. republicans have yet to report their september totals. >> we're in it to win it. >> yeah! >> reporter: ann romney dropped in on campaign volunteers in orlando this afternoon. >> and we got to win. we have to win. >> we are going win florida. i will predict that. >> thank you. >> a recent gallop poll
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Oct 2, 2012 4:25am EDT
marks the one-year anniversary since the group began protests here in d.c. they want to bring new attention to the same issues that made them begin the movement in the first place last year. >>> president barack obama is still at a desert resort huddling with advisors as he gets ready for tomorrow's first debate with republican mitt romney. romney made a campaign appear snow is in denver and told the crowd he would honor temporary work permits for young illegal immigrants because of an executive order signed by the president. >>> call day lose-win. the phillies beat the nationals 2-0 last night but the second place braves also lost which clinches the nationals' first nl east divisional title. the team brought the celebration on to the field to share it with the fans. the celebration spilled over onto south capital street and beyond last night. >> i can't even express right now what i'm feeling. this was amazing. we're going to the post-season with the nl east division champs. >> how are you feel something. >> i'm just extra happy that we -- we lost but we won. it's just -- i don't
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. . >>> california's made the record books for the highest gas. the average price is $4.66, an all-time high. and calling malicious trading schemes. the washington area could be headed towards the $4 mark n. d.c., $3.89; maryland, $3.70 and what is causing the rise in prices, adam housley has a look. >> reporter: this 76 station in the western part of los angeles, the regular price, $4.99 a gallon, premium, $5.19 down the street at a different gas station, you will find the regular gas price at $5.39 and, as you might imagine, consumers are not so happy with prices this high. >> so they're jumping on us quickly and takes forever to t them back down. that is ridiculous. >> $10 in gas is not giving me a quarter of a tank if i made to put in $10 in gas. that is out of control and almost $5 a gallon. >> i ride my bike to work due to the gas prices. they have been increasing and i can't afford it. >> reporter: what is causing the higher prices? th
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
better vision for our country. we have a better plan for the next four years. >> president obama will be campaigning in california again today. >>> also making headlines this morning, the meningitis outbreak continues to spread. >> the pharmacy linked to the outbreak makes a move it is calling a precautionary measure. details on that coming up next. >>> also ahead, he was convicted of crimes that shattered lives and left a legendary football program tarnished. tomorrow, jerry sandusky will learn his fate. fox 5 morning news back in a moment. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn
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Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
follower of charles manson may be a free man for the first time in 40 years. >> and president obama going on the attack after mitt romney's debate performance. so what's next on the campaign trail? details coming up. >> and the reflecting pool empty again, why it had to be drained just weeks after it was filled at 11:00.  [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. dit's just that simple, i mean, needit's a no brainer.anand. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty... million at casinos in west virginia, delaware... and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them. but its cost maryland over one billion dollars. money that could have created good jobs and... better schools for us. question seven keeps maryland money in maryland. david smallwood: question seven, i think it will be a... good thing for the state of maryland. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mo
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. it is 6:24 now. wendy's or mcdonald's in which drive-through are you more likely to pull through. we'll have more on that in a minute. first, let's get a check on the markets with lauren simonetti with the business beat. >> good morning. >> let's talk about the markets before we get into this other thing. stocks actually rose on wednesday. >> yeah. we a say lot of volatility in the stock market because n
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
dnc during the first year of obama's term. so i think it's kind of the same old same old. i think both of them did that last night. they used the same attack they used previously. i don't think we saw a lot in the way of new stuff last night. >> you're right, allen is trying to connect kaine to obama. kaine doesn't seem to be running away from that. i'm not sure how big an issue that will be in the mind of the voters. we'll come back to that in just a second. kaine said allen was fiscally irresponsible as governor. did he score points with those arguments? >> again, i think it's the same from kaine as from allen. kaine has been talking about allen's fiscal irresponsibility while he was governor and while he was senator. what is interesting in this matchup is both candidates have been going after each other for wasteful spending. it's interesting, because a lot of times you have an issue where clearly one person is on one side or the other. but in this case both candidates have been attacking the other for wasteful spending. >> kaine has been leading in most of the polls in virgini
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> hugo chavez has won re- election. he received about 54% of vote of course his closest race yet. he will seven another six-year term in which he says he will press fore forcefully for a transition to socialism. a socialist president would recently overcame cancer has been in power since 1999. >>> tomorrow is sentencing day for convicted child molester jerry sandusky. the former penn state sphant trouble coach was convicted in june on 45 counts ever sexual abuse of young boys. he now faces up to 400 years in prison. but experts expect his sentence to be closer to 30 to 60 years. he will also probably be able to work a 30-hour week toern money in prison. >>> the head of the border patrol agents union said the agent killed apparently opened fire on two fellow agents thinking they were armed smugglers and was killed when they returned fire. the county sheriff confirmed the scenario but would not say if the fallen agent was the fit to sot. first to sho
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. . >>> the nationwide meningitis outbreak is growing. maryland officials identified two more people infected after receiving a inject, bringing the total now to 5. the death toll from the outbreak is up to 8 and health officials report 105 confirmed cases in 9 states. fox's mary ann rapheerty has the latest. >> we're investigating an unusual outbreak of meningitis. >> reporter: more than 17,000 vials about have been shied out to 120 facilities in 23 states. despite -- despite the numbers, only a select portion of the population is infected. >> if you have any steroidsal injects between july of this year and the 28th, you need to be aware of this. >> reporter: one indiana wom was informed the steroids injection she received for back pain may have been contaminated. she's nervously anticipating the outcome of her test results. >> i had a severe headache that i couldn't get out of bed and hasn't went away yet. this is nerve racking. >> reporter: meningitis is treatable if ca
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Oct 4, 2012 4:25am EDT
he has plans to fix the economy. president obama said, when he became president four years ago, he was dealing with a major economic crisis. >> i also promised that i would fight every single day on behalf of the american people and the middle class and all those who are strifing to get into the middle class, i've kept that promise. >> there are two different paths that we began speaking about this evening and over the course of this month, we'll have two more presidential debates and a vice presidential debate. the two paths lead in very different directions. it is not just looking to our words. you can look at the record. there is no question some my mind, if the president were to be re-elected, you will continue to see a middle class squeeze with incomes going down and prices going up. i'll get incomes going up again. >>> a health alert, a rare form of meningitis has killed at least four people, including two in maryland and virginia. the infection was not transmitted from person to person but rather through a steroid used to treat back pain. we have a report. >> reporter: a dea
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. . >>> former penn state assistant coach jerry sandusky will spend 30 years in prison. the sentence handed down after he was convicted of 45 counts of child sex abuse. bruce gordon joins us live from outside of the courthouse in bell font, pennsylvania. bruce, sandusky who is 60 years old affectively gets a life sentence here, right? >> reporter: that's right. the judge in this case made clear that he had no interest in sending a message of any kind by sentenceing sandusky to a century or more behind bars, though. technically, he could have with all those is convicts. instead, he looked at the age of the convicted child molester and gave him enough time, the 30-year minimum to make sure he dies in prison. >> he still said he is innocent and i am told me gave a long rambling statement. >> and that is right he maiains the innocence to the bitter end and is the victim of a conspiracy but involves the university, his accusers, the media, prosecutors -- everyone
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Oct 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> police in springfield, virginia are investigating yet another attack on a teenager. they're trying to determine if this one is connected to several other attacks. a 15-year-old girl was walking on hibling avenue near exmore street about 7:15 tuesday night when she was fondled from behind. now, this is the fourth similar attack in the area in the last month. all of the victims describe the attacker as having a black beard and wearing a red ball cap. tony. >>> well, allison, all it took was a phone bill and fear that his child could be in trouble for a local man to take action. tim loda appears on "the rikki lake show" today talking a tool developed to help parents with warning signs that their children may be attracting online predators. tim joins us in studio today to describe what happened to his own son four years ago. it is quite the story. thank you very much for coming in. >> thanks for having me. >> tell us what happened with your son. >> four yea
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ introducing a stunning work of technology. ♪ introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. and the first ever es hybrid. i"i'm not in favor of a a$5 trillioion tax cut. that's not my plan." mitchell: "the nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? >>> coming up on 6:23 right now. just two more jobs reports will be released before the election and one is coming out this morning. first, let's take a look it market. lauren simonetti with the business beat. >>
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Oct 5, 2012 9:00am EDT
." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> live shot -- >> pretty day. >> yes it is. traffic looks good there. 495 north at robinson terminal. tucker is here to tell us more about this pretty day. >> going to be gorgeous. highs about 80. much lower humidity. big change. >> it was rough. humidity was crazy. >> peel yourself off the seat of the car. >> yes. >> today perfect and big changes for the weekend. get started with a look at our headline. warm friday. 80s and a cooler weekend. not so much for your saturday. still in the 70s tomorrow. but by sunday, wow, look out. mid-50s around here. with a cool breeze and rain shower as well. fall-like temperatures for the end of the weekend. not the case today. gorgeous, 58 degrees now in washington. 64 in leonardtown. comfortable temperatures. won't feel bad because of the low humidity. dew point temperatures only in the upper 40s and low 50s this morning. nice. nice and quiet, south and east a few more
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> taking a look at the washington monument. earlier, it seem like it was a little bit darker, you couldn't see it as much. a lot of rain around here. so does that mean it is starting to scoot its way out? >> it certainly is. we won't have to deal with it as we move through to the later part of the day and even the later part of the morning, most of it will be out of way. conditions will improve as far as the roads are concerned. let's take a look now at our fox 5 live doppler radar and show you where that wet weather is as it continues to push its way off towards the east. just some of you seeing just a little bit of lingering drizzle. areas across southern maryland seeing a little bit more across the bay here, annapolis down through la plata, we have this band but it is gradually improving as it moves its way up. kind of taking its time this morning as you noticed. we won't have it in the a
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Oct 3, 2012 11:30pm EDT
attack ads behind them. they agreed this year the college vote will influence who comes out on top. here's what a few students had to say after watching the issues. >> like obama said, changing last minute. >> in the beginning, romney's five points are really along the lines of what my five points would be, but at the same time, the way that he want -- >> the vice president candidates will face each other later this month as well. >>> now todd news edge in maryland. a voter watchdog group says it uncovered voter fraud. the group election integrity maryland claims it found evidence that some people registered to vote using the names of dead people or registered to vote twice. the group says it's not accusing the state board of elections, but the problems need to be corrected. >> maryland governor, martin o'malley, is endorsing a plan. the increase would be for utility companies to plan to speed up reliability projects. john hanrahan has more on the governor's plan. >> pepco's problems existed for years. but in the last two years with snowmegeddon and hurricane irene, then the surpri
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
year alone in 2012. president obama has been to virginia 15 times already and has is not done yet. >> he wants to win virginia, for sure. tom fitzgerald in the newsroom. thank you. >>> mitt romney responding to thjobs report and called the rate insignificant and said this is not what a real recovery looks like. the numbers are deceptive and the president's made the economy worse. >> looks like unemployment is getting better. the truth is, if the same share of people were participating in the workforce, today or on the day the president got elected, the unemployment rate would be around 11%. that is the real reality of what is happening out there. >> mitt romney is on the campaign trail tonight in florida. so how are the new job numbers impacting the race for the white house? jack burkman and democratic strategist gary nordlinger from george washington school join us. thank you for being here. >> good afternoon. >> the fact that the unemployment rate fell below 8% the first time since the president took office should give them a boost. is it enough to help erase the lackluster perf
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
for the holiday shopping season. but toy makers are already looking ahead to next year. >> unbelievable. the fall toy preview is the first look at prototypes for toys for 2013 and fox's consumer reporter steve noviello has a sneak peek. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? >>> a warning to business owners after police in prince george's county says armed robbers are targeting liquor stores. they're wearing dark clothing and have baseball bats. witnesses say the get away car was a white suv with temporary merchandise tags. >>> still no ar
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> fallout from the trayvon martin shooting case. george zimmerman is reportedly considering a defamation lawsuit against nbc. a phone call was edited to emphasize his mention of martin as a black male. >>> new details are coming out about the cat fight between nicki minaj and mariah carey. screaming match was caught on tape. carey appearing on the view claims minaj threatened to shoot her after the argument. carey says she is ordering extra security just in case. >> she will have the security at american idol. >> this will be a circus. >> but people will be watching. >> if you are in the market for a safe new car, we have the latest crash test results. the dodge dart, the hyundai santa fe, the lexus es350 and subaru xv cross trek are tops in the crash test rating. each vehicle performed well in the crash test evaluating front, side and rare impacts as well as rollovers. >>> these giant question marks will be popping up around town. i'll tell you wh
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Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm EDT
one work out? we've seen the last four years. we don't want four more years like the last four years. >> reporter: with a battle cry of 30 days to victory, president obama is steaming ahead to los angeles, speaking tonight at a star studded event, even though the campaign reported a mass haul of $181 million in donations for september. hollywood a listers gathering to help. >> we going to a better vision for our -- got a better vision for our country. we have a better plan for the next four years. >> reporter: while picking apart last week's debate, president obama's senior advisor says -- >> i think he was a little taken aback at the brazenness which the way romney walked away with so much of the positions which he's run, walked away with his record. >> reporter: republican vp nominee paul ryan spending time with his family in wisconsin. >> are you set with this one? >> so far. >> reporter: both campaigns preparing for the next big debate a week tuesday, which will clue foreign policy and domestic policy. and governor romney giving a foreign policy speech tomorrow in electionen ton.
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Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
country. the unemployment rate fell below 8% for the first time in nearly four years. the labor department says the jobless rate fell to 7.8% and employers add 114,000 jobs. the numbers come as welcome news for president obama who campaigned in northern virginia today. fox 5's tom fitzgerald was with the president today and has the latest from the trail. >> reporter: for president obama it was a much needed shot in the arm. >> this morning we found out that the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. [ cheering and applause ] >> speaking at george mason university in fairfax the president held up the new 7.8% unemployment rate as proof that his policies are working. >> but today's news certainly is not an excuse to try to talk down the economy to score a few political points. nts. it's a reminder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> reporter: >> but across the state in abington, virginia, mitt romney cast doubt on those numbers. >> the truth is if the same share of people were participating in the workforce today as on the day the
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. we can't afford four more years. number of students that wea lot of problehave.th the... resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
years. the president -- president obama is arguing that that came out of overpayments to insurance and other things that won't affect the care of patients who are on medicare. mitt romney is saying you can't isolate where the money comes out and it's ultimately going to affect people's care. >> mitt romney did give some specific examples of programs that he would cut and among them is pbs. let's take a look at that. >> is the program so critical it's worth borrowing money from china to pay for it, and if not, i'll get rid of it. obamacare is on my list. i apologize, mr. president. i use that term with all respect. >> i like it. >> good. okay, good. so i'll get rid of that. sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidize to pbs. i love pbs, i love big bird, i actually like you too but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for. >> were you surprised that he went there with jim lehrer hosting the thing? >> i was very surprised. i would say that moment is probably the closest we got to one of romney's awkward, you know, mitt-isms like $10,000 b
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
they'll close loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. we can't afford four more years. number of students that wea lot of problehave.th the... resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. these appliances could have been made here in america. but a company called global tech maximized profits by paying its workers next to nothing... under sweatshop conditions in china. when mitt romney led bain, they saw global tech as a good investment... even knowing that the firm promoted
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Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> oliver mcgee was a deputy assistant secretary of transportation under the clinton administration. but he found himself jumping the aisle to the republican party. why would he make that choice as the country was on the cusp of electing the first back president? that's the subject of his new book. i recently talked with him about his book and why he changed parties. >> thank you for joining us. it is a fascinating book. i want to set the stage here, because you were in the clinton white house. you were a true democrat through and through. would that be fair to say? >> yeah. and come from a family that definitely believes in the democratic party. family and diversity and civil rights. my mama said, you are a democrat through and through. how did you get off the reservation? [ laughter ] >> well, tell us how you got off the reservation. it was a process, obviously. wasn't one thing. tell me a little bit about that process. >
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Oct 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick.rs. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> average price for a gallon of gas in california is now 84 cents higher than the national average. experts say it's due to several factors, including a power failure at a refinery in southern california last week, and the scaleback in fuel after a previous refinery fire back in august. prices are expected to go back down next week. >>> a new era in space flight is underway. >> the dragon capsule made by the private firm spacex blasted o
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
tonight where governor romney and president obama will stand on the same stage for the first time in eight years. >> romney said he would consider tax deductions for health care costs. melanie alnwick is live at the white house with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. more than other million people are expected to tune in tonight to watch the verbal sparring. the debate expected to focus heavily on economic issues. governor romney's message will be that the country can't afford four more years of the obama administration and president obama's message will be that the country is far better off with his policies than it would have otherwise been and he needs four more years to finish the job. ish th final prep rigs are under way in denver for the first presidential debate. the showdown between president obama and governor mitt romney will take place at the university of denver. now, unlike debates in the past, this one will be a little different. the 90 minute format will be divided into six 15-minute discussions. ors believe that will help views are to get a good sense of the candi
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. we can't afford four more years. i"i'm not in favor of a a$5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan." mitchell: "the nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? >>> 8:46. you know him from his appearances on late night talk shows, from his radio show, and movies like "the informant" with matt damon. now tom papa is in town to perform at the d.c. improv. it kicked off last night. he is here live and in person. here's what i love about you. >> what? >> you're smart. smart comedy. >> when people come to my shows, they don't laugh, they go, yeah, he's got a point. >> how did the show go last night? >> it was grea
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Oct 8, 2012 10:00pm EDT
." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> we're monitoring metro now. those controversial signs that started popping up at several metro stops today referring to muslims as savages. some worry they could make metro and its commuters a target. fox 5's maureen umeh has the story. >> reporter: the signs began going up just before noon monday. two independent contractors carefully putting up just one poster in each of four metro stations. glenmont, takoma park, georgia avenue and u street. the ads aren't particularly visible. many riders walked right past them without noticing, but those who did stop to read the poster had strong reaction. >> it's absolutely idiotic. it's so fundamentally stupid i can't even begin to engage with it. >> why try to mobilize people to hate one and not the other? >> reporter: the posters read in any war between civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. support israe
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
close loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> facebook launches a new feature, but since its stock isn't doing so hot they want you to pay up. shawn yancy has tonight's fox 5 top five. p five. >> up first tonight, brian, if you're in the market for a safe new car, we have the latest crash test results. no. 5, the insurance institute for highway safety says these five cars are tops in those crash test ratings. each vehicle performed well in tests evaluating front, side and rear impacts as well as rollovers. no. 4, you drink at least three cups of coffee a day,you may increase your risk of developing glaucoma. researchers say caffeinated coffee was found to have a specific link to grand jury comb. no. 3, keeping your choppers -- to in shape helps blo flow to the grand. no. 2, facebook allows regular users to pay to have their statuses updated more often like advertisers. this is in a limited test run and costs about $7 per post. no. 1, if you are on facebook, you were part
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. . >>> the head of lockheed martin is under fire after he's accused of knocking down a number of threes -- trees on his property. last month, montgomery county fined robert stevens $500. the property sits on protected land at the national park service overseas. he said he cut down some of the trees because they were in danger of falling after the storm in june. he's promising to restore the land. >>> and that is not the place you so a car, but someone posted the video. the driver initially parked in the circle, which he shouldn't have done and decides to drive around it before exiting on to the street. there is no word on whether anyone caught that guy. >>> and monitoring metro now. they will have a public swearing in and activities on january 21st. the agency looking to create special smart cards and riders will be charged peak fares all day and in 2009, metro set a record. the plan must still be approved by met
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
raising money -- president obama is here raising money across the state nearly 4 1/2 years after declaring he would work to solve the energy crisis once and for all. the high prices in california are expected to remain another week to 10 days. when they do come down, they'll be significantly higher than this point last year. across the state there have been a number of reports of thefts with gas pumps being disabled after hours and thieves siphoning gas from unlocked cars. adam housely, fox news. >>> this is our first real cold snap, feeling it. >> most definitely, coldest air since last april 28th, the temperature today in the mid- 50s. we'll be a little warmer than that tomorrow, still below average. tonight is chilly and we still have showers floating around the region, not as much as last night, but enough to be annoying when it's this cold and there's certainly not that much benefit. we'll start out with radar so you can see where they are. in general these have been diminishing, but the showers we showed you earlier in fairfax are moving into montgomery county. we have othe
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. you guys want to go to the park? yeah! yeah! minuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs/pharmacy. accepts united healthcare benefit plans. find a clinic near you at minutlinic.com. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a reason...to look twice. introducing a stunning work of technology -- the entirely new lexus es. and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. >>> the bulls got the upper hand during a bull fighting festival in colombia. dozens of people went into the ring to take turns taunting or chasing a pool on foot or on horse back. here is a surprise, 30 people were injured, 10 of
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
kids over the weekend. >> nice break from debates i imagine. >> it is. we do this every year. >> reporter: president obama is scheduled to do his own prep this weekend as he prepares for the next debate next week. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >>> virginia's two contenders for the senate seat are back in the spotlight today. they'll meet for a second debate today in richmond. a poll shows kaine pulling ahead. now 52% of voters pick tim kaine and 45% back allen. >>> developing this morning, the number of rare meningitis cases linked to a tainted steroid treatment has risen to 91. the cases are in nine states. so far, seven people have died. another case was reported in maryland this weekend, bringing the total there to three. 18 cases have been reported in virginia with one death in each of those states. massachusetts pharmacy linked to the outbreak has issued a voluntary recall of all its products. officials say anyone who received a steroid injection between july and september is at risk for developing the fungal meningitis. >>> some controversial ads that refer to
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Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm EDT
the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ male announcer ] from our nation's networks... ♪ ...to our city streets... ♪ ...to skies around the world... ♪ ...northrop grumman's security solutions are invisibly at work, northrop grumman. >>> parents, students and teachers are working now trying to draw attention to an issue that we have seen turn tragic too many times. october is bullying awareness month. >> one community is trying change it. >> reporter: numerous bullying stories have surfaced in the last couple of weeks, and we have an update on one. an ohio community is coming together after a 10-year-old disabled girl's parents say she was mocked at the bus stop for the way she walked. hope has cerebral palsy and her parents say a 9-year-old teased her on the bus and recently his dad joined them. hope's grandmother recorded this video showing the neighbor and his son limping down the street. it has enranged viewers and hope's parents. >> she's never done an
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Oct 6, 2012 10:30pm EDT
proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. game. >>> tonight, students walk miles in search of question four. >>> family and friends ban together for support in honor of brian glen. >> and the meningitis outbreak keeps on growing as health officials confirm another infection in maryland. we have the latest figures coming up. thank you for staying with us tonight. i'm maureen umeh. >> i'm laura evans. we begin with a fight for a dream. hundreds turned out for a rale, marching from langley park to the university of maryland in support of the maryland dream act. >> they're trying to ramp up support for question 4 on the november ballot, which would allow students from undocumented families to qualify for in-state tuition in the university system. karen gray houston has the story. >> we are the dreamers! might, might dreamers. >> reporter: the dream act. the development relief and education for alien minors. they rallied at the casade maryland multicultural center
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. we can't afford four more years. i"i'm not in favor of a a$5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan." mitchell: "the nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. >>> if you can believe it, a texas milk man is still making his rounds 50 years after he and his father started their business. jimmy foster has been a milk man since 1960, works six days a week, says he's never had a vacation.
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Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
obama was elected president there was electricity in the air. since then almost four years i think this is the next best thing really. it's been quite a night here. >> earlier we were talking about all the fans still inside. from your perspective does it look like almost everyone has cleared out now heading home? >> reporter: pretty much. duane, show them these folks. this is one of the employee exits. you've got some folks who work the game who bought some merchandise. they're dancing thumbs up hanging out having a good time. really most of the fans have made it home, but just the folks who worked here. how you doing, okay? yeah, near good. it's been a heck of -- they're good. it's within a heck of a night and we're seeing a lot of people who work here leaving with shopping bags with shirts and hats. >> bob barnard, thank you so much for giving us the perspective outside there with the fans. speaking of fans, our facebook fans overwhelmed with excitement now that the nats clinched the division title, many leaving congratulatory messages on our wall. we invite you to go to our my f
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Oct 9, 2012 4:25am EDT
criticizing the obama administration. >> we lost four auto factories in the area i represent in just the last four years. i come from detroit west, trust me. we know we need a healthy auto sector. >> reporter: the first and only vice presidential debate is scheduled for this thursday. president obama and governor romney will face off again on october 16th. in new york, ainsley earhart, fox news. >>> big concerns for redskins fans. how many more hard shots can robert griffin iii take? >> we don't want to find out. >> we don't want to know. >> an update on his health following sunday's concussion. we'll hear from coach mike shanahan as well. time now 4:55. we'll be right back. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to hel
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
wednesday's debate showdown. making his eighth trip this year, the western battleground of nevada, president obama rallied supporters in las vegas sunday night. >> i believe in you. and i ask you to keep on believing in me. i'm asking for your vote. i'm asking you to stand with me. >> reporter: the president is gripping on to a small lead in the swing states, including iowa, where a new poll shows mitt romney trailing by four points. analysts say romney needs to change the trajectory of the race. but his running mate, paul ryan insists, he's not concerned, even while acknowledging campaign mistakes. >> we've had some miss steps, but at the end of the day, the choice is really clear and we're giving people a clear choice. >> governor romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> reporter: for days, both sides have been tamping down debate expectations. >> we expected all along that governor romney will have a good night. he's prepared more than any candidate in history. and he's shown himself to be a very, very good debater through the years. >> sometimes we expect a major break through. you
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Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
are a lot of. i want to make tonight, but the most important one is that 20 years ago, i became the luckiest man on earth, because michelle obama agreed to marry me. i just want to wish you a happy anniversary and let you know that a year from now, we will not be celebrating it in front of 40 million people. four years ago, we went through the worst financial crisis since the great depression. the auto industry was on the brink of collapse. the financial system -- because of its resilience and the determination of the american people, we have begun to fight our way back. the auto industry has come roaring back and the economy has begun to rise. we all know we still have a lot of work to do. the question tonight is not where we have been, but where we are going. governor romney says that if we roll back regulations and cut back taxes, well, we will be better off. i have a different view. it is important to develop new sources of energy here in+ america, that we change r tax code to make sure we are helping small businesses and companies investing here in the united states, that we ta
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. their legacy raked in a cool $504,000 in an auction. the guns were used in the 1934 ambush. 80 years later the duo is still captivating history buffs. >>> as we continue here at 6:00, scott smith is up next with sports edge live from nats park. i'm barack obama and i approved this message. [ mitt romney ] there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for this president no matter what... and so my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. >> at nationals park, we are hoping the night begins with a light drizzle and ends with a champagne shower. it is game 160 of major league baseball season, the magic number at one for the nationals, tonight looking to clinch the title. detwiler scored five runs in the 2nd inning and then a
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
pleaded guilty last year to extortion and tax evasion in connection with development deals. >>> it's a big night in the race for the white house. president obama and mitt romney will face off the first time in a nationally televised presidential debate. it will give voters a chance to size up both candidates. craig bosswell lee with all of the details. craig? >> reporter: good evening to you, shawn. president obama moments ago wrapped up his walk-through and spent about 30 minutes on the stage inside the magnus arena and the first question of the debate will go to president obama. both campaigns have been downplaying the expectations, the fact tonight that stakes here are very high. the 90-minute showdown will be broken down into six 15-minute segments. the moderator opens each segment with a question llowed by answers from each candidate and a discussion of the topic. >> there will be fewer questions and more extended discussion that dives into certain detail -- issues in detail. >> reporter: both men are certain to face tough questions on domestic issues, healthcare, the fiscal cri
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